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Senegal confirms 126 new covid-19 cases

Jul 16, 2020, 12:12 PM

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 126 new positive cases, bringing the country’s total number infections to 8,369; 153 deaths, 107 in critical situation and 2,610 under treatment.

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Victim recounts encounter with Jammeh during HIV/Aids herbal treatment
Jul 23, 2020, 10:34 AM

An anonymous witness, who appeared before the Truth Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC) recently narrated how he was diagnosed with the HIV/AIDS and his subsequent encounters with former president Yahya Jammeh while administering his alternative treatment in 2007.

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Minister Sanyang proposes ECOWAS promote use of cooking gas
Jul 1, 2020, 11:17 AM

Fafa Sanyang, the minster of Petroleum and Energy during yesterday’s Africa Ministerial Roundtable Virtual Meeting jointly hosted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Senegal on the Impact of Covid-19 on Africa's Energy Sector, proposed for ECOWAS member states to promote the use of liquid petroleum gas in order to eradicate the use of fuel wood and charcoal.

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‘Jammeh inflicted too much harm for a political comeback’
Jun 29, 2020, 12:26 PM

The lame duck Attorney General and Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said former President Yahya Jammeh belongs to the past and urged APRC supporters to move on with their lives because Jammeh caused too much harm to deserve a political comeback.

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ADB offers US$10b support to fight Covid-19
Apr 14, 2020, 1:25 PM

The African Development Bank Group on Wednesday announced the creation of the COVID-19 Response Facility to assist regional member countries in fighting the pandemic.

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Gov’t extends state of public emergency for 7 days
Jul 2, 2020, 10:53 AM

State House, Banjul, 1st July 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in consultation with the Ministerial Sub-Committee on COVID-19 and based on the advice given by the Health Experts’ Committee of the Ministry of Health has decided to extend the State of Public Emergency in The Gambia. 

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia maintains group prayer suspension for Ramadan
Apr 16, 2020, 1:34 PM

Muslims will only be permitted to pray at home in Saudi Arabia during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan, the Saudi minister of Islamic affairs announced on Monday. This will remain the case until the coronavirus pandemic ends worldwide.

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600 employees turn jobless as FTI winds up operation
Jul 14, 2020, 11:13 AM

At least 600 workers of the Kairaba Beach Hotel in Senegambia and Coral Beach Hotel Brufut will turn jobless in less than 73 hours due to FTI’s winding-up operation in the country, as they have invoked force majeure on the management lease of Kairaba and Coral Beach hotels.